1 December 2017

Nigeria: NTEL to Commence National Roaming Test With 9mobile

NTEL, Nigeria's 4G/LTE broadband operator has announced a national roaming field trial with 9Mobile.The operators have received regulatory approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence a national roaming trial over a two-month period.

The firm said yesterday that the agreement would enable its customers to make calls on 9Mobile's network using any 2G or 3G handset within the specified trial zone.

Commenting on the commencement of the national roaming trial, ntel's Chief Executive Officer, Ernest Akinlola, said: "This agreement is a significant step in the right direction for us as a company and the telecommunications eco system.

"A full national roaming agreement with 9Mobile would provide our growing customer base with a seamless service over 4G/LTE superfast data and voice clarity as well as ubiquitous 3G and 2G coverage nationwide.

"Both operators are pioneers in innovation and we are pleased to be charting a new path for the industry."The national roaming test is expected to commence on both networks from today.

Nigeria

Airline Begins All-Female Crew Flight to Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines has announced its first all-female crew flight to Nigeria. Read more »

Copyright © 2017 The Guardian. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.